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Lamp Hotel

3.0 of 5 Akbiyik Cad.No.66, Cankurtaran | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The strong points of this hotel are its location and staff. I stayed at this hotel between Sep 23 and 27, 2014. The hotel is accessible from Ataturk airport using public transportation. Once you leave customs are, turn right and walk following the sign “Metro”. The Metro “Havalimani” station is at the concourse level of the airport. You will need... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Close to many attractions on the European side and easy access to public transportation. We chose the room at the top that has a great view to the Blue Mosque and the Marmara Sea. The breakfast buffet was quite OK. The staff is very helpful and friendly.

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Chester, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Hotels in the very heart of a city fall into two categories: they are either very luxurious, grand, spacious, corporate and consequently phenomenally expensive, or they are small, individual, quirky and privately owned. If you have come to Istanbul to see the sights and stay in the old town, this is the place for you. It is in what used... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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77 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is in a great location just 300m walk from the Blue Mosque. We paid Euro 90 a night for a 2 night stay which is one of the cheaper prices in the area. However, it is a budget hotel, so unless you get one of the balcony rooms, they are very cramped, particularly if you have 2 suitcases.... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is pretty and really in good position.Really friendly staff.We had an amezing view of the blue mosque from our window!The hotel is small and really characteristic.I would not recommend to elderly or for those who has difficulties to climb stars.Or ask to be at the first floor as the stairs are steep.The room i was w as small... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The Lamp Hotel is perfectly located for touring the Old Town section of Istanbul. My room had an unobstructed view of the Blue Mosque, located less than a block away! My room also had air conditioning, flat screen TV, an in-room refrigerator, and a very comfortable bed. I found Mehmet, the owner/manager, to be very helpful and pleasant to me.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Me and my wife looked at loads hotels in Istanbul and most just didn't fit our budget as they were extremely overpriced trying to find a room close to the blue mosque. We paid roughly 55 Euros per night and booked online prior to flying out there. The hotel is situated around 5 mins away from the amazing blue mosque... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Lamp Hotel is an excellent hotel; the rooms are very clean, quiet and with comfortable beds and Very good Location .The breakfast is very good. All of the staff were kind,Specially Brother Mehmet is very nice friendly and very helpful. Mr. Mehmet has been very well cared for me and my family during my stay.Some rooms have blue mosque view... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We spent nine nights at the Lamp Hotel and found it to be exactly what we needed. It is just minutes from the Sultanahmet tram stop and a 5 minute walk to the Topkapi Palace, Haghia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. The rooms are small, but quiet and comfortable. The breakfast buffet is generous with made-to-order omelettes and in the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I found Lamp Hotel a bit frustrating. I felt quite uncomfortable here. Mehmet, one of the brothers that runs the place was quite rude to me. I was staying in the hotel in order to meet up with friends from India who had the room above me. Mehmet made me pay of the room in full on arrival, even after... More 

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mehmetyildirim, Owner at Lamp Hotel, responded to this review

She dıdn't say the true thıng. At fırst all hotel get the fee at fırst tıme pluse a deposıte for addetıon useage and order, otherwıse on the sıte when she made her bookıng she accepted to pay all at the same tıme. Second our job ıs to advıce our guset to fınd out the best offer to make them more... More 

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Address: Akbiyik Cad.No.66, Cankurtaran | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Lamp Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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